Natural resources

Boat collides with railway bridge, SCDNR says

by on September 12, 2021 0

Boat collides with railway bridge, says SC Department of Natural Resources Injured person airlifted to hospital Updated: 8:32 PM EDT Sep 11, 2021 One person was injured and airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital after a boat collided with an upper axle bridge near Trestle Road on Lake Greenwood on Saturday. Greg Lucas, of the...

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Environmental groups oppose permit for Rutland County sewer plants

by on September 9, 2021 0

Air is pumped through filtered wastewater to aid microbial activity at the Rutland Wastewater Treatment Facility in 2018. Photo by Mike Dougherty / VTDigger RUTLAND – Environmental groups say the Natural Resources Agency’s pending permits for wastewater treatment plants in Rutland County do not go far enough to tackle pollutant-laden overflows in waterways local....

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Biologists observe rare birds with nesting cameras | New

by on September 2, 2021 0

After months of planning, coordination, and a lot of patience, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Natural Resources Branch of Fort Hood successfully monitored and filmed a blackcap vireo nest. On April 7, Sydney Dragon, a Student Conservation Association intern for the USFWS from the Arlington Ecological Services Field Office, came to...

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NRCS to Reach $ 50 Million in Climate-Smart Racial Cooperation and Fairness Agreements

by on August 25, 2021 0

The Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced today that it will invest $ 50 million in a racial justice and fairness conservation co-op. Agreements are available for entities for two-year projects that expand the provision of conservation assistance to beginning farmers, resource-constrained, socially disadvantaged, and seasoned farmers. “Historically underserved producers face significant...

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Loyola University Maryland signs renewable energy deal – newsroom

by on August 23, 2021 0

23 Aug 2021 | By Andrew Aldrich Loyola University Maryland will support the development of clean energy in Maryland by purchasing electricity produced by Friendship Solar Farm in West Friendship, Maryland. The university signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Chaberton Energy Holdings, which developed the solar park. Chaberton Energy is a Maryland-based renewable...

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Governor Hutchinson appoints Chris Colclasure as director of state’s natural resources division

by on August 22, 2021 0

Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Chris Colclasure as director of its natural resources division, which is part of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture. “Chris will make an exceptional addition to the Department of Agriculture. His experience with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission gives him valuable skills to lead the natural resources division. I’m...

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Colorado ranch wins National Environmental Stewardship Award

by on August 11, 2021 0

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has announced that Beatty Canyon Ranch in Kim, Colorado, is the national recipient of the 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, which annually recognizes outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements by cattle producers, was presented on August 10 at the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA...

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